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Welcome to the 2014 International Concrete Sustainability


Conference, Boston, USA
HOTEL CUT-OFF DATE IS APRIL 25 , 2014.
Please make your reservations now!
Join the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association and other sponsors for the 2014 International Concrete
Sustainability Conference, May 12-15, in Boston (Cambridge). The 9th annual conference will be held in

NRMCA hosts technical

conjunction with the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub Showcase scheduled for May 15, 2014. The International

conferences in North America

Concrete Sustainability Conference provides learning and networking opportunities on the latest advances,

and other parts of the world

technical knowledge, continuing research, tools and solutions for sustainable concrete manufacturing, design
and construction. Click here to download the conference brochure. Click here for the conference schedule.

Who Should Attend?


Researchers, academics, students, engineers, architects, contractors, concrete producers, public works
officials, material suppliers and concrete industry professionals are invited to attend, submit papers and give
presentations. Click here to register. Click here for hotel reservations.

each year. The conference


provides learning and
networking opportunities on
the latest advances, technical
knowledge, continuing
research, tools and solutions
for concrete manufacturing
and construction.

Continuing Education
Attendees of the 2014 International Concrete Sustainability Conference and the 2014 MIT Concrete
Sustainability Hub Showcase in Boston are eligible to receive up to 18 professional development hours

Upcoming Conferences
Past Conferences

(PDHs), depending on the number of sessions attended. Click here for preliminary program.

Session Topics
Experts will present on the latest developments related to design, specifying, manufacturing, testing,
construction, maintenance, and research of concrete as it relates to sustainable development.

LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT Assessing carbon footprint, embodied energy and other
environmental impacts for buildings, infrastructure, and cement and concrete manufacturing.

LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT Pervious pavements and erosion control structures. Urban heat
island reduction, light colored pavements, green roofs and cool communities.

GREEN CONCRETE Recycled and alternative materials including aggregates, water, cementitious
materials, and fuels. Beneficial use of byproducts for cement and concrete production.

NEW CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY Durability, extended service life models and validation,
performance based specifications to foster sustainability. Innovative concrete production methods.

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SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES Green building codes and standards adopted by building owners,
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designers, contractors and product manufacturers. Economic incentives and legislation.

FUNCTIONAL RESILIENCE High performance concrete applications in buildings and infrastructure,


fortified building codes, and community initiatives focusing on disaster resistance and adaptive
reuse.

Principal Sponsors

NRMCA, based in Silver Spring, MD, represents the producers of


ready mixed concrete and the companies that provide materials,
equipment and support to the industry. It conducts education,
training, promotion, research, engineering, safety, environmental,
technological, lobbying and regulatory programs. Visit
www.nrmca.org.

The RMC Research & Education Foundation supports research and


educational programs that increase professionalism and quality in
the concrete industry. Launched in 1991, the Foundation provides
resources for important projects such as securing research
equipment for the A. H. Smith Research Laboratory and critical
funding for the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub. Visit www.rmcfoundation.org.

Based in Washington, D.C., with offices in Skokie, Ill., the Portland


Cement Association represents cement companies in the United
States and Canada. It conducts market development, engineering,
research, education, and public affairs programs. More information
on PCA programs is available at www.cement.org.

In Conjunction with

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is home of the


Concrete Sustainability Hub, established with the goal of
accelerating emerging breakthroughs in concrete science and
engineering and transferring that science into practice. Research at
the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub is funded by RMC Research
and Education Foundation and the Portland Cement Association and
supported by National Ready Mixed Concrete Association. Visit
web.mit.edu/cshub/.

2014 Corporate Sponsors

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*NRMCA Super Sponsor*

http://www.concretesustainabilityconference.org/boston2014/

*NRMCA Super Sponsor*

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*NRMCA Super Sponsor*

*NRMCA Super Sponsors sponsor all NRMCA events.


Click here for sponsorship information.

Optional Walk for Sustainability (additional fee required)


The RMC Research & Education Foundation is hosting the 4th annual Walk for
Sustainability Charity EventMay 15, 6:30-7:30 AM. This event raises money for
the foundation to help meet its goal of helping further the concrete industry through
research and education. Participants are asked to gather pledges for walking on
specific route, starting and ending at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge. This event
requires an additional fee. Click here to register.

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